Summary: Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain" a.k.a "Amelie" (2001) arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of British distributors Momentum Pictures. The supplemental features on the disc include the film's original theatrical trailer; Q & A with Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet; Q & A with Director and Cast; screen tests; making of featurette; audio commentary by Jean-Pierre Jeunet; screen tests; and more.
Excerpt: The Movie Language barrier aside, foreign films have a tendency to put off American viewers, many of whom are turned off by a reputation for, well, at least occasional pretentiousness. Amélie (full French title Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain ) therefore came as a happy surprise, a warm and welcoming movie that entertains us from the very start with its wit and wisdom.
Conclusion: 'Amélie' is a breezy, humorous, and simply wonderful film about love and happiness. With a quirky cast of original characters and an exciting visual style, this is cinematic romance at its best. The video transfer is absolutely gorgeous and the audio is great. Supplements are plentiful, fun, and informative. It will put a smile on your face, even if you don't want it to. Highly Recommended.
Summary: Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain" a.k.a "Amelie" (2001) arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of Canadian distributors Alliance. The supplemental features on the disc include two audio commentaries with director Jean-Pierre Jeunet; Q & A sessions with Jean-Pierre Jeunet and cast members; various screen tests; outttake reel; conversation with Jean-Pierre Jeunet; TV spots and trailers; and more. In French, with imposed English subtitles for the main feature.
Summary: One of my favorite all-time commentary moments was provided by the ever colorful Ron Perlman on his commentary track for the decidedly odd film City of Lost Children , one of a number of wonderful collaborations by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Perlman starts his commentary on the film out by saying something along the lines of, "This is the extremely peculiar opening of City of Lost Children . .
Excerpt: Med de onda och samtidigt häpnadsväckande visuella sagorna Delikatessen och De förlorade barnens stad skrev de franska filmregissörerna Jean-Pierre Jeunet och Marc Caro in sig i filmhistorien. Nu har Jeunet valt att gå sin egen väg. Efter ett kort gästspel i Hollywood med Alien återuppstår är han tillbaka på Paris trottoarer i ännu en saga, en god sådan denna gång. En saga i genomgående rött och grönt som färgar av sig på hela Paris, som sällan framstått mer inbjudande.